Dawn Harris became the Director of the Civil Enforcement Advice and Support Operations (CEASO) on March 1, 2021. CEASO is part of the Field Collection organization within the Small Business/Self Employed Operating Division. Dawn provides executive oversight for a national impact organization supporting internal customers (predominantly Revenue Officers but also Counsel, SBSE Exam, and DOJ) as well as external customers (taxpayers and practitioners).
Prior to joining CEASO, Dawn was a Field Collection Director for the Southwest Area covering the states of Hawaii, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, and the southern half of California. She provided executive oversight to 5 general program territories and one ATAT territory. Dawn joined the permanent SES ranks effective October 1, 2017 but had been in the role of an Executive since January 2013.
Dawn started as a Revenue Officer in 1991 in Santa Ana, California, a week after she graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Dawn worked as either a Revenue Officer or an Offer in Compromise Specialist for 12 years in California, Minnesota, and Arizona.
During that time, she had various coaching and teaching assignments. In 2003, she joined the frontline manager ranks in Arizona managing experienced Revenue Officers including Revenue Officers working Abusive Trust cases.
She was selected for the Senior Manager Readiness Program in May 2007 and was selected as a permanent Territory Manager in Columbus, Ohio in December 2007. She graduated from the summer 2014 Candidate Development Program.
Dawn enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons traveling and walking their 2 dogs.
Guy Esposito is the Advisory Group Manager of the Civil Enforcement Advice and Support Operations (CEASO). Duties/Responsibilities and any areas of Specialization: Advisory, Group Manager, New Jersey
Other Relevant Information: Revenue Officer since 1991 NYC, NY. Assigned to Offers and Compromise, Cherry Hill, NJ 2001-2004. Assigned to Advisory in 2007 Freehold NJ. Manager of Advisory Freehold, NJ Since 2009.